July 19, 2014 - 8:00am
In a large bowl, combine the seafood with the lime and orange juices. Cover and let sit in the refrigerator, stirring occasionally, until the flesh becomes firm and opaque, about 3 hours....
July 18, 2014 - 5:45pm
Participation in the free, federal summer lunch program that provides meals to kids who live in high-poverty areas will likely be up again this year in Wisconsin.
July 18, 2014 - 1:00pm
Deer ticks have been found to be infected with the disease, although it's unclear what species are primary carriers. Photo: spex (CC-BY-SA).
The state Department of Health Services is investigating new cases of a tick-borne disease only found in Wisconsin and Minnesota, that researchers are unofficially calling Ehrlichia Muris-Like, or EML, due to its resemblance to a strain found in Europe and Asia.
July 17, 2014 - 5:00pm
Planned Parenthood alleged a 2012 law's language may have led to prosecution of doctors who aren't present when women take pills to induce a medical abortion. Photo: Lola Smith (CC-BY-NC).
A Dane County circuit court judge ruled on Thursday that a doctor does not have to be present when a woman takes prescribed medication for an abortion, clarifying vague language from a 2012 state law.
July 17, 2014 - 3:45pm
State and federal researchers are studying deer ticks in Eau Claire County to learn more about their behavior and to find how likely they are to make people sick.
July 16, 2014 - 4:30pm
Deputy Health Services Secretary Kevin Moore says there are multiple reasons why so many people who were removed from Medicaid rolls did not sign up for insurance on the health exchange. Image courtesy of WPT.
Less than a third of Wisconsin residents who lost Medicaid coverage found replacement health care by purchasing private plans on the federal exchange.
July 16, 2014 - 3:00pm
Most of the 11,400 public water systems in Wisconsin met all health-based contaminant standards last year. Photo: Pawel (CC-BY-SA).
A new state report notes that there’s an increasing problem with nitrate pollution in drinking water, mainly in rural farming areas.
July 14, 2014 - 6:30pm
A frame from a new CDC anti-smoking ad in which Amanda Brenden of Eau Claire shares a "tip from a former smoker."
The Centers for Disease Control is running new anti-smoking ads, including one that features an Eau Claire mother whose child's health was affected by her smoking.
July 14, 2014 - 2:30pm
The William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Affairs Hospital in Madison. Photo: Pahz (CC-BY-NC-SA).
The Madison Veterans Affairs hospital is hosting a conference that’s designed to improve coordination of mental health services at the local level.
July 14, 2014 - 12:00pm
Triclosan can be found in many antibacterial soaps. Photo: 14936293@N03 (CC-BY-NC).
More scientists and advocacy groups are urging that a chemical ingredient called triclosan be removed from some household soaps and cleaning products, partly due to concerns about the chemical getting into surface waters like the Great Lakes.